Youssef Ziedan was born in 1958 in Sohag. However, he was brought up in Alexandria. He studied philosophy at the University of Alexandria, with postgraduate studies on Sufism. He has since become a leading expert on Sufism and has written extensively on the subject. He has also studied the history of Islamic medicine and produced detailed catalogues on Arabic manuscripts. He has written two novels.
Youssef Ziedan: Misrepresentations of an intellectual
Note: Only books in English translation
2008 عزازيل (Azazeel)